Fuel poverty and poor housing conditions in Dundee are among the key indicators of poverty in the city and beyond, according to a new report.
Published 23 May 2016
With more than £200 million of support still available, the 2000th customer of a Scottish Government scheme to help vulnerable people trapped by fuel poverty has urged people to take advantage of its “life changing” impact.
Published 16 May 2016
Huge variations and changes to relevant national and UK wide affordable warmth policies has inevitably hindered progress to eradicate fuel poverty, according to a new report.
Published 10 May 2016
The UK government’s flagship energy-saving programme, the Green Deal, has not achieved value for money because it failed to persuade householders that energy efficiency measures are worth paying for, the National Audit Office has found.
Published 15 April 2016
An innovative renewable heating project which could help to reduce fuel poverty in the north of Perth is to be discussed by councillors next week.
Published 14 April 2016
The Scottish Greens have launched their 2016 election manifesto, vowing to build more homes, make rent fairer and end fuel poverty.
Published 13 April 2016
Published 12 April 2016
Councillors in Dumfries and Galloway are due to discuss proposed projects on the Home Energy Efficiency Programme Scotland: Area Based scheme (HEEPS:ABS) in the region.
Published 12 April 2016
Political parties have been urged to commit to ridding Scotland of the “scourge” of cold homes by 2025 after new data revealed that there are up to 1.5 million cold homes in the country.
Published 11 April 2016
A project to help tackle fuel poverty for 200 Dunedin Canmore tenants has scooped a top energy-efficiency award.
Published 1 April 2016
By Lisa Glass, partnership officer for health at Shelter Scotland
Published 31 March 2016
Health and social care professionals across Scotland should be trained to spot the signs of fuel poverty and refer households for help, according to Shelter Scotland.
Published 30 March 2016
The SNP’s commitment to taking the action required to meet to improve the energy efficiency of Scotland’s homes was reaffirmed after a vote at the party’s conference over the weekend.
Published 14 March 2016
A campaign to cut the cost of electricity and gas in Scotland using people power is being launched today.
Published 1 March 2016
The Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland has welcomed the additional funds committed towards affordable housing within the Scottish Budget for 2016-17 but urged the Holyrood to maintain further increased housing supply “as a top priority”.
Published 25 February 2016